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Monday, August 21, 2017
Tags: central bank
PM asks central bank to mobilize idle US dollars PM asks central bank to mobilize idle US dollars
The Prime Minister has requested the central bank to promptly adopt policies to mobilize idle US dollars from the local population to invest in business and production.
Foreigners may be allowed to make savings deposits at local banks Foreigners may be allowed to make savings deposits at local banks
Non-residents with presence in Vietnam may be allowed to make termed savings deposits in both Vietnam dong and foreign currency at local banks, according to a draft circular recently released by the State Bank of Vietnam.
Session transforms a legislature ‘of reporting to that ‘of debate: top legislator Session transforms a legislature ‘of reporting’ to that ‘of debate’: top legislator
The Government should take note of opinions expressed by National Assembly deputies and draw lessons to roll out breakthrough and drastic solutions in management work with a view to accomplishing socio-economic tasks set for the remaining months of the year, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on June 21.
Decision No. 2545/QD-TTg approving the Scheme on development of non-cash payment in Vietnam during 2016-2020 Decision No. 2545/QD-TTg approving the Scheme on development of non-cash payment in Vietnam during 2016-2020
Foreigners to be allowed to carry abroad foreign currencies earned from casinos in Vietnam Foreigners to be allowed to carry abroad foreign currencies earned from casinos in Vietnam
Foreign gamblers at Vietnam-based casinos could carry abroad foreign currency prizes in cash or by bank transfer after having the origin of the prize money amounts certified by licensed banks, says a draft circular designed by the State Bank of Vietnam.
VN issues restructuring action program VN issues restructuring action program
The Government has issued an action program to implement the policies on economic restructuring and building of a new growth model for the period between 2016 and 2020.
New regulations on e-money virtual currencies to be drafted New regulations on e-money, virtual currencies to be drafted
The Ministry of Justice is building a draft scheme on improving the legal framework for management and handling of virtual property, e-money and virtual currencies to be presented to the Government.
SBV aims for more transparency in consumer lending SBV aims for more transparency in consumer lending
The State Bank of Vietnam has recently revealed a draft circular guiding consumer lending activities of finance companies, which is expected to improve transparency in consumer lending, thus better protecting borrowers.
Foreigners could be disallowed to make Vietnam-dong savings deposits Foreigners could be disallowed to make Vietnam-dong savings deposits
The State Bank of Vietnam has recently released a draft circular guiding transactions related to savings deposits which allows only residents being Vietnamese citizens to make savings deposits in Vietnam dong and foreign currency.
MPI proposes 2016-20 economic restructuring plan MPI proposes 2016-20 economic restructuring plan
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is working on a draft plan on economic restructuring during 2016-20, with a view to firmly stabilizing the macro-economy, curbing inflation at a reasonable rate and creating a fair, low-cost and barrier-free business environment for enterprises.

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